Dean's New Faculty Seminar Series

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Dean's New Faculty Seminar Series

This seminar series highlights current and planned research projects of recently hired faculty at the School of Medicine.


2012 - 2013 series

(Seminars are held at 4:00 PM in the Jordan Hall Conference Center Auditorium)


September 10, 2012
“Novel function for LRP1 in CNS pathology”
Alban Gaultier, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

October 24, 2012
“Divide to multiply: the role of mitochondrial fission in cancer”
David Kashatus, PhD
Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology

November 28, 2012
“From synapse to circuit: dissecting the thalamus to understand seizures”
Mark Beenhakker, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

December 12, 2012
“Obesity-induced hypertension: the role of the intrarenal ghrelin receptor”
Shetal Padia, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology & Metabolism

January 23, 2013
“Renal cell carcinoma: from bedside to bench and back again”
Stephen Culp, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Urology

February 27, 2013
“Structural basis for cellulose synthesis and membrane translocation”
Jochen Zimmer, PhD
Assistant Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biological Physics

March 27, 2013
“Inhibitory neurotransmission in normal brain development & epilepsy”
Laura Jansen, MD
Associate Professor of Neurolog

April 17, 2013
“Advanced stroke imaging”
Max Wintermark, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology & Medical Imaging

May 22, 2013
“Genetic mosaicism in human neurons”
Michael McConnell, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics


2011 - 2012 series

September 15, 2011
Kyle L. Hoehn, PhD - Multiple insulin resistance pathways converge at mitochondria

October 20, 2011
Hui Li, PhD - Chimeric RNA and its implications in reproductive system, muscle differentiation and cancer

December 15, 2011
Adrian J. Halme, PhD - Developmental control of tissue regeneration

January 19, 2012
Aaron R. Quinlan, PhD - Genome stability in the germline and in somatic lineages

Thursday, February 16, 2012
James Stone MD, PhD - Traumatic Brain Injury: Neuroimaging correlates of repetitive blast exposure in human military service members

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Erin Pennock Foff, MD, PhD - Fn14 and Tweak Promote Muscle Injury in Myotonic Dystrophy type I and Represent a Novel Therapeutic Target

Thursday, April 19, 2012
Jung-Bum Shin, PhD - Proteomic Analysis of Hearing and Deafness